Definition of lightning strike
- The forest fire was caused by a lightning strike.
: the flashing of light produced by a discharge of atmospheric electricity
: a sudden stroke of fortune
: having or moving with or as if with the speed and suddenness of lightning
: to discharge a flash of lightning
: to take a course : go
: to aim and usually deliver a blow, stroke, or thrust (as with the hand, a weapon, or a tool)
: to arrive with detrimental effect
: a tool for smoothing a surface (as of a mold)
: an act or instance of striking
: a work stoppage by a body of workers to enforce compliance with demands made on an employer
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